For social-based organizations, information sharing is central to effective planning, policy development and service delivery. By working together, service providers can more effectively plan and serve Albertans.
By sharing appropriate personal and health information, organizations can facilitate:
- A person-centered focus that considers individuals’ short and long-term needs;
- Better decision-making;
- More holistic service delivery;
- Increased positive outcomes.
When social-based services work in collaboration, individuals needs can be met with an understanding of the full breadth of options and opportunities available.
Our teams are working hard to develop tools and resources for community organizations to use. These resources will help your organization understand which privacy legislation impacts you. In the meantime, check out the information sharing resources listed under the “Related Links”.